Thoughts worth documenting

Over the years I've pondered about many topics, mainly about usability, technology and writing skills. I also have an interest in the history of Upper Canada and the Reformation in Europe. These posts are an attempt to document a few of these topics. Feedback is welcome - as soon as I figure out how to add a feedback form to a static Jekyll site hosted on AWS. - Glenn J. Lea, September 2020.


Deleting partitions on external hard disks

01 February 2018 | TechTips

I had been backing up my files to a terabyte external hard disk. It contained thousands of files of all types. It was very important to me. However, what happened next taught me some useful skills.

Non-continuous status "Dead Zones"

01 January 2018 | Usability

We have all used them. We’ve all had moments of anxiety crossing them. We’ve all had moments of sheer horror as we make a right or left turn and seeing a car barreling down on us. Will that driver stop? Can I make it safely across? Yet, these are all safety issues. And we haven’t even started on the safety of pedestrians trying to cross the intersection.